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boating off the courty. >> campbell causeway. we have been watching the scene for several hours now, and paul, any update? >> reporter: good evening, jenn. no updates. this is the boat ramp on the courtney campbell causeway and i'm going to show you the boat with the blah awning. what happened is a man is in the boat with his fiancee and the boat got stuck on a sand bar. he jumped out of the boat on the sandbar to push the boat off, and he had trouble floating and went under once or twice. the third time he did not surface. people from the shore saw this and called 911 and prompted a search. you can see the fire vehicles here. i'm going to pan down here. this is where they are concentrating the search. these folks have been out here since before 4:00 p.m. and they are still out here looking in the water to try and
resurface and they have boats upped and down this part of the bay looking and divers in the water periodically. if i push in here, here are the divers from tampa search and rescue. the problem is the light is going away and once it gets dark they will have to call the search. jenn? >> paul lamison, thank you. deputies have arrested two invasion and a brutal attack on an elfedderly woman at the bay west club off memorial highway and turn to and country. policesay that rickard's torres threatened to kill the victim while hitting her on the head with a mittal object. he was tackled while a second man drove off. he and a third man were
serious concerns that someone tried to commit election fraud using her personal information. tonight, investigation reporter deceive andrews looks into whether our elections are safe and secure or ripe for the picking? >> reporter: rest assured the hillsborough county board of elections says that election fraud is non-existent. but a voter voter registration application was submitted for her. marina demanded an explanation. >> they say you sign this. isay no, no me. >> reporter: the voter application is the only one of more than 50,000 that raised questions. have you looked for any problem? >> when we're getting them back from the state, they're
verified the application that marina calls a phony. >> we contacted mi familia to say that the lady did not sign this and you were involved and we wanted to let them 99 case they had an issue. >> reporter: following that meeting, the mi familia said that the canvasser that no longer works for their organization. >> we don't know where the 200 are. >> reporter: steve andrews, newschannel 8. >> it's unclear how many in people in south florida received ballots that are missing the medical marijuana amendment. it was missing from one ballot in broward county. a former attorney for al
said that this problem demands the court's attention. >> the court needs to figure out the nature and scope of the problem. how broad or deep? >> in 2014, voters approved the amendment by the largest margin in the state and it requires 60% of the state. a dangerous carjacker is behind bars. the 53-year-old was arrested last night. police in venice say that wednesday, he violently beat a masseuse and carjacked a vehicle before taking off. he was later arrested at his home. he is now charged with attempted murder and is held with no bond. donated blood has tested positive for the zika virus in tampa bay. blood centers have been on high
detected here in florida. >> reporter: testing for the zika virus is ramping up. right now, one blood is one of the few centers around the state testing for the virus in donations. >> we get the samples in the evening and most are tested and results are reported back. >> reporter: this after a sample was tested positive for zika several months ago, the only one so far in the state. testing for all the fi here in st. pete. >> it's higher than it's ever been. >> we had anticipated possible zika outbreak of varying magnitudes for quite a while and we have the wheels in process for bringing the tests up. it's the price for the beauty of art that crosses paths with the ugliest of
unsolved for years, even decades. jeff patterson is showing us how usf is re-creating faces in hoping to bring overdue closure. >> reporter: faces with no names and real life crime stories with no resolution. while we were there, a remarkable thing happened. two women who came believe they may have found a lost relative. investigators are working to are true. if so, it all would have been made possible by a team of usf anthropologists and experts. >> just hoping that i can do a good job and give a face that someone will recognize. >> reporter: beth buchholz worked on one case that was involving a homeless man. >> he deserves his name and his family deserves to know what happened. >> reporter: around the room,
of crime victims from cold cases all over florida, cases where somewhere, a family may be looking for answers. jeff patterson, newschannel 8. and you have not good news but fantastic news? for those who want it to be cooler and drier. many like it hot and humid. >> no. i'm good. okay, good. on the subject of usf, playing in philadelphia 66 degrees. oh, they fired up the music. a lot --i love that. keep the music going. why not? and venice, 77 degrees and a north wind at 4 miles per hour and not exactly cool at that location. but i love this music, don't you? i didn't know i was going to make it through the weather cast. we need left all the time.
air and breezy and comfy for sunday. the dew points are changing from floargt -- north to south. but look to the north of us, dew points in the 40s and that makes a huge difference. 40 in tallahassee and that will slide our way for the weekend. we'll have more music coming up. have you seen league of their own"? the women who inspired the film
when powerful people need someone to do their dirty work, they hire bob buesing. how far will he go? buesing fought to foreclose assisted-living retirement homes, threatening local seniors with homelessness. then, buesing defended wells fargo a ponzi-schemer swindle millions. buesing's firm was even accused of overbilling local schools , running fees up to seventy thousand dollars. now, buesing's running for senate. how far will bob buesing go? that's up to you. amendment 1 guarantees your right to generate your own solar energy. it also guarantees that those who don't choose solar don't have to subsidize those who do. amendment 1 means
rip-offs, and long-term contract traps. that's the right way to do solar. amendment 1: good for the economy. good for the environment. good for florida. vote yes on amendment 1-for the sun. well, who could forget the classic sports flick "a league of their own"? remember "there is no crying in baseball." the women who inspired the film are in sarasota this weekend
special purpose. >> some of them are going home. >> hey, how do you do that? >> reporter: it's one of the most charming and endearing sports films in recent memory but for lois it means more. >> the first time i saw it, i cried through it. >> reporter: she was a catcher for the first league. >> the press covered us every night. we played seven nights a week. >> reporter: at the time, they didn't know they were making history. they are raising awareness for proposed women's sports museum in sarasota. >> we want the young girls of this age and day and that to know that, you know, they can dream and their dreams can come true. >> reporter: these big league
women to achieve their goals. you have a chance to to meet them for yourself. the ladies will be signing autographs and doing meet and greets for the public sunday at 3:00 p.m. at the hyatt regency in arizona. if you are wondering why the internet wasn't quite working right today? the answer is coming up. and it maybe time to rethink the rules surrounding your kids and how much time they spend watching tv or information for you, and this year's heart walk is coming up in november but now can the
scared for my daughter. none of those young men served a day behind bars. ober said losing a baseball scholarship was punishment enough. if mark ober can't protect our families, it's time for a new state attorney. dropped 16 points and the s&p 500 down a fraction of a point and the nasdaq gained 15 points. you might have had trouble on the internet today. a cyberattack took down access to big websites including twitter and air b and b. dyn is like the phone book of the internet, connecting website
server. the source of the attack is not yet clear. booking a night at an air b and b in new york could get tougher after governor cuomo a up announced fined for renting. representing out a bedroom is still legal there. in a new lawsuit, apple claim its purchased 100 lightning chargers that were listed on amazon as original and 90% of them were knock offers sold by a third party, noble star, the company that apple is now suing. apple thinks that the fakes might be unsafe and overheat or shock you. if you get your tv through dish, you can watch youtube to
hopper dcvr on channel 371. the mobile app will allow to you send videos from a phone or a tablet directly to the dvr. we told you how tesla is building fully self driving cars but you might want to think twice about using it to make money through uber. a disclaim or tesla's website said that the autonomous cars can only be used on tesla's own car hailing service. we should find out more about the potential plans next year. and keeping your credit rating in good shape can save you a bundle on car insurance. here in florida, expect premiums to shoot up 130%, about $2600 a year going from
premiums increased 225% when your credit tanks. how much media should your child or grandchild be watching a day? a new report that may make you feel less guilty. the experts used to suggest no tv for those under 2 but now they say toddlers as young as 18 months can benefit from some technology but it's suggested that you limit exposure day. above age 6, go to rules you set as a family and take part. >> play the games with the kids and watch together with the kids if that's what i want to do. >> they suggest games and shows that are not over stimulating and say that sesame street and
one ski resort opened today in a way that makes total sense oneself you realize it's in japan. the resort is located on the slopes of mount fujiyama. if you notice something unusual about the skiers, the lift tickets were free if you wore a halloween costume and about 500 skiers and snowboarders went all out in their st waiting for in colorado. the arapahoe basin opened one run with 18" of man ahead and natural snow. sadly, sadly the legendary nate dog was not among them. he was on the first chair every year for the first 20 years but today, he sent friends to go for him. overtime can be rough. and the arapahoe basin is the
north america this year. temperatures are cooling down. we are not talking snow but for us in florida, it's fairly cool. on max defender 8, we did pick up a few showers to the west and they have gone south and most of the precipitation was hard to find because it's been mostly offshore with deeper atmospheric moisture above the gulf and we developed a few low top showers. here, clear skies and 77 degrees and pushing southward and winds out of the southwest and cooler and drier air to follow. at 4:00 p.m., plenty of sun tomorrow and 77 and breezy and cooler. 77 is the current temperature and the dew point is up there at 69 degrees. so, yes, it's humid even though the front has pushed out and the winds have switched, we are not feeling a whole lot in the way of cooler and drier air. the wind speeds from the
by the wind barb. 16miles per hour in plant city, so not too breezy but the air is moving around. the satellite imagery, making out the front on the infrared satellite picture but that's about it. we are not working with a lot of moisture. here comes the front through the rest of this evening, pushing southward, and the door is open from the north and we are feeling chilly with lows around 59 degrees. as for saturday afternoon, sunny skies and wiar in the upper 70s for highs, a gorgeous day. that's the feature building to the north and will slowly shift to the east. we'll get a great sunday but then next week, an easterly flow will warm us up more. the forecast for tonight, low 50s up north and 79 for the high on sunday. for monday, temperatures up near 81 degrees. as the winds back more
administrator in the add-- administer to the atmospheric moisture. it's not as low like when it was 95 like we have seen all summer long. this is the front, jenn. >> couldn't it be perfect for the visitors coming down here, showing them how perfect it can be? >> it can be quite perfect at times and it will be this weekend. >> i can't wait.
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him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican. iddle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't... words have an influence. violence causes pain. hate
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would you pay it? >> a novelty. >> i love the music. e about do hillary's war e about do for the white house. >> her biggest fear revealed. plus the secret meeting before their tv roast now on "extra." why oprah hasn't said >> the disgusting vitriol that's going on. >> sending a message to the clinton critics. >> you don't have to like her. >> this one's going to get me in trouble. >> donald trump, the comedian in chief, until things go downhill. what you didn't see before hillary and donald skewered each other. did they really play together?
a revealing new interview. today's hot gossip headlines, all new photos of janet jackson's growing baby bump. tiger woods opens his ex-files from lindsay vaughn to his life as a single dad. >> are your kids taking after you? >> then "the walking dead" is back. newes >> it's going to be everything you've been waiting for and then them. now on "extra," from universal studios hollywood, the entertainment capital of l.a. coming up, kim kardashian turns 36 years old. why this birthday could cost her over $100,000. >> tom cruise's jack reacher co-stars tell me all about
story everyone's talking about today. >> hillary, the comedian. >> usually i charge a lot for speeches like this. >> the donald roasting his opponent and his wife. >> oh, this one's going to get me in trouble. >> as the candidates hit the stage together one last time, oprah speaks out on the controversial campaign. >> here's what i want to say. >> the billionaire tv queen who famously campaigned for obama in '08. >> he is the one. >> breaking her silence on why she stayed off the trail this >> i didn't know what to say that could actually pierce through all the noise and the chaos and the disgusting vitriol that's going on and actually be heard. >> winfrey appearing on the tv jake show making her pitch for hilla hillary. >> people say i don't know if i like her. she's not coming over your house. you don't have to like her.